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town (1995 est. pop. 22,255), SW Nicaragua. It is on the Isthmus of Rivas, a narrow land strip between Lake Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean. Rivas is the commercial center of a region which produces grains, coffee, cacao, and tobacco; livestock is raised. During the California gold rush it controlled the transit route across Nicaragua; its loss by U.S. filibuster William WalkerWalker, William,
1824–60, American filibuster in Nicaragua, b. Nashville, Tenn. Walker, a qualified doctor, a lawyer, and a journalist by the time he was 24, sought a more adventurous career.
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 in 1857 ended his Nicaraguan campaign. Rivas lies on the Pan-American Highway and is strategically located near the route of the proposed Nicaragua Canal.
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Under harsher conditions, Rivas, now 73, stole the spotlight when he ruled the 1979 Tour on legs packed with mountain-scaling power, a skill that earned him the undisputed title of 'Eagle of the Mountain.'
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